Lesbian and Gay Psychology / Edition 1

Lesbian and Gay Psychology / Edition 1

by Adrian Coyle

Written in an accessible but scholarly manner, this is the first British-edited and authored collection on lesbian and gay psychology. See more details below


Written in an accessible but scholarly manner, this is the first British-edited and authored collection on lesbian and gay psychology.

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Meet the Author

Adrian Coyle is Senior Lecturer and Joint Course Director of the Practitioner Doctorate in Psychotherapeutic and Counselling Psychology in the Department of Psychology at the University of Surrey.

Celia Kitzinger is Professor of Conversation Analysis, Gender and Sexuality in the Department of Sociology at the University of York.

Both editors are well-established in the field of lesbian and gay psychology.

Table of Contents

List of contributors.

Foreword: The Cutting Edges of Lesbian and Gay Psychology: Anthony R. D'Augelli, Pennsylvania State University.

1. Introducing Lesbian and Gay Psychology: Celia Kitzinger, University of York, and Adrian Coyle, University of Surrey.

2. Developmental Issues for Lesbian and Gay Youth: Ian Rivers, York St John College.

3. Girls' Friendship and the Formation of Sexual Identities: Christine Griffin, University of Birmingham.

4. Coming Out as a Lesbian: Laura A. Markowe, south Bank University.

5. Lesbian and Gay Parenting: Fiona Tasker, Birkbeck College, University of London.

6. Resistance and Normalization in the Construction of Lesbian and Gay Families: A Discursive Analysis: Victoria Clark, Loughborough University.

7. Lesbian Health: Sue Wilkinson, Loughborough University.

8. Gay Men's Physical and Emotional Well-Being: Re-Orienting research and Health Promotion: Ian Warwick and Peter Aggleton, both University of London.

9. Psychopathology and the Social and Historical Construction of Gay Male Identities: Gary Taylor, University of Sussex.

10. Lesbian and Gay Affirmative Psychotherapy: Defining the Domain: Martin Milton, University of Surrey, Adrian Coyle, University of Surrey, and Charles Legg, City University.

11. Family Therapy with Lesbian and Gay Clients: Maeve Malley, Birkbeck College, University of London, and Damian McCann, Edgware Community Hospital, London.

12. ‘I've Always Tolerated It but: Heterosexual Masculinity and the Discursive Reproduction of Homophobia: Brendan Gough, University of Leeds.

13. Student Support for Lesbian and Gay Human Rights: Findings from a Large-Scale Questionnaire Study: Sonja J. Ellis, Sheffield Hallam University.

14. Lesbian and Gay Awareness Training: Challenging Homophobia, Liberalism and Managing Stereotypes: Elizabeth Peel, Loughborough University.

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